Where’s the best place to be when the clock strikes midnight on December 31? We’ve scoured the world for the best annual celebrations, from the beaches of Rio de Janeiro to Berlin’s Brandenberg Gate. From the first hint of 2016 in Sydney to the infamous Times Square ball drop in New York City, our goal is to help you plan your best out-with-the-old party yet. Raucous, ribald or relaxing — whatever you’re in the mood for, you’ll find a celebration to suit your fancy. The over 100-year-old Ball Drop in New York City’s Times Square is the most iconic and famous New Year’s Eve celebration in the world, but it’s not the only over-the-top party, and not the biggest or most expensive. Take a look at the following 8 great New Year’s Eve Destinations to discover the best spots to drink, dine, dance and crash this December 31.